Social anxiety Quotes SMS Collection

The fear of being laughed at makes

The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

Fear can keep us up all night

Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.  ~Philip Gulley

Fear false evidence appearing real author unknown

Fear:  False Evidence Appearing Real.  ~Author Unknown

When i really worry about something dont

When I really worry about something, I don’t just fool around.  I even have to go to the bathroom when I worry about something. 

That i could clamber to the frozen

That I could clamber to the frozen moon And draw the ladder after me. ~Author Unknown

Men are not against you they merely

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.  ~Gene Fowler, Skyline, 1961LCD

If things go wrong dont with them

If things go wrong, don’t go with them.  ~Roger Babson

Every man through fear mugs his aspirations

Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.  ~Brendan Francis

Panic at the thought of doing a

Panic at the thought of doing a thing is a challenge to do it.  ~Henry S. HaskinsCUL

The greatest mistake you can make in

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.  ~Elbert Hubbard

Courage is resistance to fear mastery of

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.  ~Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar, 1894MHC; MBT

The ability to be in the present

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.  ~Abraham Maslow

The neurotic longs to touch bottom so

The neurotic longs to touch bottom, so at least he won’t have that to worry about anymore.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

Worry doubt fear and despair are the

Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die. 

Many great ideas have been lost because

Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at.  ~Author Unknown

Tears are the safety valve of heart

Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.  ~Albert Smith

For peace of mind resign as general

For peace of mind, resign as general manager of the universe.  ~Author Unknown

The way you overcome shyness is to

The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.  ~Lady Bird Johnson

Its not who you are that holds

It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.  ~Attributed to Hanoch McCarty

Worry is interest paid on trouble before

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.  ~William Ralph Inge

I am reminded of the advice my

I am reminded of the advice of my neighbor.  "Never worry about your heart till it stops beating."  ~E.B. White

He who fears he shall suffer already

He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.  ~Montaigne

Nerves and butterflies are fine theyre

Nerves and butterflies are fine – they’re a physical sign that you’re mentally ready and eager.  You have to get the butterflies to fly

I am not afraid of storms for

I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.  ~Louisa May Alcott

Sometimes even to live is an act

Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.  ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Letters to LuciliusLCD

The way you treat yourself sets the

The way you treat yourself sets the standard for others.  ~Sonya Friedman

Dont let anyone steal your dream its

Don’t let anyone steal your dream.  It’s your dream, not theirs.  ~Dan Zadra

You block your dream when you allow

You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.  ~Mary Manin Morrissey

Somehow our devils are never quite what

Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.  ~Nelson DeMille

We probably wouldnt worry about what people

We probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do.  ~Olin Miller, Reader’s Digest, June 1939,

Mental health problems do not affect three

Mental health problems do not affect three or four out of every five persons but one out of one.  ~William Menninger

Just as much we see in others

Just as much as we see in others we have in ourselves.  ~William HazlittPIH

People are crying up the rich and

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet. 

If we all did the things are

If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.  ~Thomas Alva Edison

I have accepted fear as a part

I have accepted fear as a part of life – specifically the fear of change…. I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the

You know those days when youve got

You know those days when you’ve got the mean reds…. the blues are because you’re getting fat or maybe it’s been raining too long. 

Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance

Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.  ~Arnold Glasow

Fear is static that prevents me from

Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.  ~Samuel Butler

I come into the peace of wild

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief…. For a time I rest in

Every evening i turn my worries over

Every evening I turn my worries over to God.  He’s going to be up all night anyway.  ~Mary C. Crowley

I never found the companion that was

I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.  We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among

There is much in the world to

There is much in the world to make us afraid.  There is much more in our faith to make us unafraid.  ~Frederick W. Cropp

We experience moments absolutely free from worry

We experience moments absolutely free from worry.  These brief respites are called panic.  ~Cullen Hightower

There is a time to take counsel

There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.  ~George S. Patton

Ive developed a new philosophy i only

I’ve developed a new philosophy… I only dread one day at a time.  ~Charles Schulz

There are offences given and not but

There are offences given and offences not given but taken.  ~Izaak Walton

There are people who have an appetite

There are people who have an appetite for grief; pleasure is not strong enough and they crave pain.  They have mithridatic stomachs which must

When you suffer an attack of nerves

When you suffer an attack of nerves you’re being attacked by the nervous system.  What chance has a man got against a system?  ~Russell

We are more disturbed by a calamity

We are more disturbed by a calamity which threatens us than by one which has befallen us.  ~John Lancaster Spalding

When we are afraid ought not to

When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to

To fear is one thing let grab

To fear is one thing.  To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.  ~Katherine Paterson, Jacob Have I

Worry is rust upon the blade henry

Worry is rust upon the blade.  ~Henry Ward Hughes

I am an old man and have

I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.  ~Mark Twain

Whether you think can or cant

Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right.  ~Henry FordGCLE

Sometimes the biggest act of courage is

Sometimes the biggest act of courage is a small one.  ~Lauren Raffo

Wanna fly you got to give up

Wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weights you down.  ~Toni Morrison

When one has too great a dread

When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.  ~Joseph Joubert

Do not be too timid and squeamish

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.  All life is an experiment.  The more experiments you make the better.  What if

Worry is a complete cycle of inefficient

Worry is a complete cycle of inefficient thought revolving about a pivot of fear.  ~Author Unknown

I keep the telephone of my mind

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance.  Then, whenever doubt, anxiety or fear try to call

Learning too soon our limitations we never

Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

One of the most tragic things i

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living.  We are all

The future is called 34perhaps34 which the

The future is called "perhaps," which is the only possible thing to call the future.  And the only important thing is not to allow

No one is moved to act or

No one is moved to act, or resolves to speak a single word, who does not hope by means of this action or word

It is not the mountain we conquer

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.  ~Edmund Hillary

You have brains in your head feet

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your

Sadness is almost never anything but a

Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue.  ~Andre Gide

We are always getting ready to live

We are always getting ready to live but never living.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action walter

Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.  ~Walter Anderson, The Confidence Course, 1997ch4

When the grass looks greener on other

When the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, it may be that they take better care of it there.  ~Cecil

Fear has a large shadow but he

Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.  ~Ruth Gendler

They need to worry and betray time

They need to worry and betray time with urgencies false and otherwise, purely anxious and whiny, their souls really won’t be at peace unless

Every man has his own courage and

Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.  ~Anaïs Nin, Diary, 1969LCD; cited in PMB as The Diary of Anais Nin, 1966-1971

Never bear more than one kind of

Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time.  Some people bear three – all they have had, all they have now,

It is not the cares of today

It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.  ~George MacDonald

We are perhaps uniquely among the earths

We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth’s creatures, the worrying animal.  We worry away our lives.  ~Lewis Thomas

If you want to test your memory

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.  ~E. Joseph Cossman

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind.  If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained. 

If one is forever cautious can remain

If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?  ~Aleksander Solzhenitsyn

All too frequently anxiety crushes not only

All too frequently, anxiety crushes not only your spirit and your potential, but your ability to take care of your mind and body.  ~Jonathan

Courage is fear holding on a minute

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.  ~George Smith Patton, Bottom Line Personal, November 1996, PMB

A neurotic is a man who builds

A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air.  A psychotic is the man who lives in it.  A psychiatrist is

If you treat every situation as a

If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.  ~Dean Smith

The better i get to know men

The better I get to know men, the more I find myself loving dogs.  ~Charles de Gaullein "Some General Comments, Entre Nous…," Time, 8

A hundredload of worry will not pay

A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.  ~George Herbert

If i had my life to live

If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I’d have fewer imaginary ones.  ~Don Herold

Feed your faith and fears will starve

Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.  ~Author Unknown

Nothing so much prevents our being natural

Nothing so much prevents our being natural as the desire to seem so.  ~François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims, 1678no431MBT

If you surrender to the wind can

If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it.  ~Toni MorrisonCD

How much pain they have cost us

How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.  ~Thomas Jefferson

A stammering man is never a worthless

A stammering man is never a worthless one.  Physiology can tell you why.  It is an excess of sensibility to the presence of his

I was seized by the stern hand

I was seized by the stern hand of Compulsion, that dark, unseasonable Urge that impels women to clean house in the middle of the

Worry often gives a small thing big

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.  ~Swedish Proverb